Admission

Application Process

  1. Download the International Student enrolment application Form. See also the Course Flyers for more information.
  2. Before completing enrolment application, please check the Entry Requirements.
  3. Complete the application form and attach any relevant documentation, eg. academic transcript, evidence of English proficiency, details of work history, copy of passport.
  4. If applying for Transfer of Credit/RPL complete and attach to application. Refer to Transfer of Credit/RPL policy on the Policy page
  5. Please ensure that you have read the ESOS Legeslative Framework before submitting your application.
  6. Applications can be emailed to admin@hic.vic.edu.au or posted to:

     

    Student Services Officer,
    15 Hay Street
    Box Hill South
    Melbourne,
    Victoria 3128,
    Australia

  7. If successful, you will be sent a letter of offer with further information, payment instructions and visa application form.
  8. Your place is not guaranteed until an enrolment form is completed, an enrolment agreement signed, and the enrolment fee paid. Should you have any grievance regarding fee payment or any other matter, Hays International College has a process for resolving such matters. Students can also pursue further action through the Australian legal system.

Selection and Enrolment Procedure

  1. All enrolment applications from International Students are received and assessed by student administration. The student assessment process at HIC is conducted in an ethical and responsible manner. Entry requirements are in accordance with all Australian and Victorian Equal Opportunity regulations.
  2. Enrolment applications will not accepted without appropriate supporting documentation. All international students are required to submit the following with their application form:
  •    Evidence of English proficiency
  •    Any other supporting information, such as previously attained qualifications.
  •    Year 12 Completion Certificate
  •    Where a student does not meet the required English level for entry into HIC courses, the student will be required to enrol in the      Certificate II in EAL (Access) & the Certificate III in EAL (Further study) at HIC; so that they can achieve HIC’s required English proficiency entry requirement into Training Package qualifications on HIC’s scope of registration.

        As per the EAL Framework:

  • Certificate II in EAL (Access): IELTS Exit Level = 4.5
  • Certificate III in EAL (Further study): IELTS Exit Level = 5.5

          Note: – All documents that are attached with the application form other than English must be accompanied translated into English by NAATI-National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd.  

           For further details please refer to https://www.naati.com.au/home_page.html

3. Mature aged entry – that is, applicants who will have achieved the age of twenty-one years prior to 1 January of the year of prospective entry, with relevant work experience (evidence of prior work or life experience in an area related to the course)

    an applicant who has at least two years documented professional work experience: (detailing the nature and duration of the work undertaken, the level of responsibility and references from employers

    carried out in the medium of English and

    undertaken within two years of the application to enroll to study a course offered by HIC

4. The PEO confirms acceptance of the level of English Proficiency and a CoE can then be issued.

           Entry Requirement + English Language Assessment Met - CoE  - Visa

5. Students who do not meet the above English requirements for direct entry may be offered a package of courses which will include an English pathway.

6. A copy of the above English Proficiency Test score and other supporting documents are placed in the students’ files.

7. All original documents of English Proficiency, documents of Academic qualifications in English Medium or accompanied by NAATI translated will be verified at Orientation.  

Assessing the level of a student’s English Proficiency during the HIC placement test

  1. The responses to the placement test are aligned to the Australian Core Skill Framework (ACSF )
  2. The demonstrated competence as indicated in the Assessment Test tasks are also mapped against the performance criteria from ESL Frameworks, which provides the equivalent proficiency of  ACSF in English with ISLPR, IELTS and the ESL Frameworks.
  3. The results of the placement test act as a guide to the staff at HIC as to the student’s ability to engage in the course in which they have intended to enrol and requires any additional support for completing their studies.
  4. There is no fee attached to the English support for students.

 

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